noun chla·mys \ˈkla-məs, ˈklā-\
plural chla·mys·es or chla·my·des \-mə-ˌdēz\

Definition of CHLAMYS

:  a short oblong mantle worn by young men of ancient Greece

Illustration of CHLAMYS

Origin of CHLAMYS

Latin chlamyd-, chlamys, from Greek
First Known Use: 1699

Rhymes with CHLAMYS


Next Word in the Dictionary: ChleuhPrevious Word in the Dictionary: ChlamyphorusAll Words Near: chlamys
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears